After sealing the ODI series, team India started their campaign in the T20 Series with the happy faces as they registered a comfortable victory over Sri Lanka in the first T20 match. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the game between India versus Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first in the match and they started a ‘Dream Start’ as well, as Prithvi Shaw had a forgettable T20 debut. He went back to the pavilion on Golden Duck.
However, the captain Shikhar Dhawan stood strongly in the middle and and he joined with Sanju Samson to build a partnership and Sanju Samson scored 27 runs while Shikhar Dhawan scored 46 runs. After that, SuryaKumar Yadav showcased an amazing performance in the middle and scored half-century from just 34 deliveries and Ishan Kishan also scored 20 runs from just 14 deliveries and helped the team India to score 165 runs on the board after 20 overs.
In the reply, Sri Lanka didn’t had a stable partnership as the bowling unit of team India took wickets in regular intervals. The debutant 10 Charith Asalanka scored 44 runs for his side but that was not enough as team India registered a comfortable victory over Sri Lanka and India won by 38 runs in the first T20 match of the series.